Linamar Accounts Payable Clerk in Guelph, Ontario

Job Description

Accounting Clerk


  • Completed of secondary school or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Related background experience.

  • Demonstrated good communication skills – both verbal and written in order to effectively interact with others.

  • Ability to maintain accuracy in financial records while paying attention to detail

  • Ability to solve discrepancies in accounting data such as bills, invoices, and reports. Possess organizational skills in tasks to deal with the day's priorities and respond to urgently required special requests, while keeping in mind the need to complete routine tasks on schedule

  • Good analytical skills in order to interpret accounts and financial statements for accountants and management

  • Ability to work in a team in order to assist others to complete routine tasks and work with others to ensure services are provided efficiently.

  • Working knowledge of computer programs such as word processing, database, spreadsheet and financial software. AS400 knowledge is desirable.

  • Ability to learn new software and work procedures and expand financial knowledge in areas such as credit management.


  • Enter A/R Payments and review outstanding invoices.

  • Follow up with customer for past due accounts.

  • Enter customer PO’s into the system.

  • Prepare monthly adjustments, reversing journal entries and accruals.

  • Assist with monthly account reconciliations, and intercompany reconciliation.

  • Ensure payment for capital assets and maintain current sub ledger for all fixed assets.

  • Various month end duties completed by assigned deadline.

  • Review accounting discrepancies with appropriate department.

  • Generates required reports.

  • Petty cash management.

  • May be required for payroll or reception backup.

Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.

Req ID: 5801BR

Position Title: Accounts Payable Clerk

No. of Positions: 1

Geographic Location: Guelph, ON, Canada

Facility: Vehcom Mfg.

Department: Accounting

Current Shift: Days

Employment Type: Contract Hourly

If Contract-Note Duration in months: 12

Percentage of Travel Required: 0%

Removal Date: 28-Dec-2016